Create a System Restore Point in 1-click with Quick Restore Point Maker

Quick Restore Point Maker is a smart 1-click freeware app for creating a System Restore Point in Windows 10/8, Windows 7 & Windows Vista.

UPDATE: 22nd Aug 2012: Quick Restore Point Maker has been updated to v3 to work smoothly with Windows 8/10 and has got a new UI. It also adds an option to check if System Restore is disabled and gives the user the option to Enable it.

UPDATE 4th Sept 2010: Customizable Quick Restore Point Maker has got a new UI with some changes. A setup file is also available which adds Create System Restore Point to your right click context menu. Details below!

Quick Restore Maker

Normally, to create a system restore point, you have to, via the Control Panel, open the System Protection box and then open the System Restore utility (rstrui.exe) to create a restore point.

Quick Restore Maker allows you to create one in a single click. The restore point so generated is named as ‘QuickRestoreMaker Generated‘ point.

Simply download and extract the content on the zip file and place the program folder in your Program Files folder and  the shortcut of its exe file to your Start Menu.

Now anytime you are trying out a new software or are tweaking your system, click on the icon to create a restore point first.

Quick Restore Maker v3 has been developed by our TWC Forum member Lee. Download Quick Restore Maker v3  for Windows 8 and Windows 7. Download Quick Restore Maker v2 for Windows 7 and Windows Vista.

It has been tested on Windows 8, Windows 7 & Vista, but may work on other Windows versions too.  If you wish to give feedback please visit TWCF.

For those who would like to name their own Restore Points, you may download Quick Restore Point Maker  Customizable.

Differences in this version:

  • Does not automatically generate Restore Point when the application is opened
  • Name your Restore Point to a custom name
  • Click the Create Restore Point to generate the Restore Point
  • Switched the Restore Points generated from an Install to System
  • Rewrote the progress function to better reflect the time it takes to create the Restore Point
  • Added by request, the option to add the time to the Restore Point name
  • Custom Photoshop CS5 style GUI created.

Download: Quick Restore Point Maker Customizable Portable.

If you want to add the Create System Restore Point to your right click context menu, you may instead want to download the setup file instead.

Download: Quick Restore Point Maker Customizable  Setup.

Restore Point Manager, from this developer, allows you to completely manage your Windows system restore points and customize its options. You may want to check it out!

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Anand Khanse is the Admin of, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows & a Windows Insider MVP. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.

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